*This article, a guest post I authored, first appeared on Basic Blog Tips on April 4, 2015.
Overwhelming, isn’t it?
You’re running a blog, and then you must promote it as well. Your 1,440 minutes a day aren’t enough.
You are not alone anymore. Tools exist to help you save time by simplifying your blogging.
Thanks to the evolution of technology, blogging is much easier than in years past.
Are you looking for a way to enhance readers’ understanding of your blog post content? Infographics are a compact way to condense your post information.
Infographics are just what busy readers trying to navigate through a sea of information need. According to some statistics, 65% of all readers are visual learners. You certainly want to help the majority of all your readers.
Infographics are win-win. They help you too. Making infographics helps you create shareable content. Blog posts with infographics are shared far more often than information without one.
Even OnBlastBlog’s Matt Banner weighed in on the value of infographics. “Write an article and include an infographic within it (people enjoy viewing and sharing these!)…”
In addition to creating shareable content, you are creating pins that the Pinterest crowd likes to share. This means your blog’s message gets shared across the Internet more than it does without the infographic. Now, who doesn’t want more exposure?
Are you a visual learner? Do you learn by looking at pictures? According to educational publisher Prentice-Hall, 65% of all people are visual learners.
If you are a blogger, and your goal is to inform your readers, you need to accompany your text with pictures or 65% of your readers will be missing out. There are other statistics that say up to 85% of the population could learn by looking at pictures.
Professional looking pictures take money and time to create. As bloggers, most of us are strapped for time and don’t get paid anything to inform our readers.
Easel.ly is a theme-based web app for creating infographics and data visualizations. By using what is on your easel, you’ll be expressing your creativity. It’s free, fast, and fun.
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